Youth hockey registration for the 2018-2019 season is now open until September 4, 2018 through the St.Vital Minor Hockey Assocation (SVMHA) at www.stvitalhockey.ca

The goal of our youth hockey program is to provide boys and girls, ages 4-17 years old, with a safe, fair and fun place to grow and develop as Hockey Players. We strive to help them learn and enjoy the the game regardless of age or skill level.

The Dakota Community Centre is the largest community centre associated with St. Vital Minor Hockey Association (SVMHA). SVMHA consists of five community centres and four ice surfaces, of which DCC provides over half the participants and two of the ice surfaces. SVMHA governs over all minor hockey played at DCC.  For information regarding SVMHA and rules and regulations please refer to the SVMHA website.

What's Happening With Hockey Now

Dakota Community Centre is a member of St. Vital Minor Hockey Association, and all Winter Hockey registration is conducted by SVMHA. Registration opens on August 1 and runs through to September 4.  Please click on the following link for further information.

SVMHA is accepting coach applications and looking for coaches. Click HERE for details!

To register, coaches may fill out the application forms on the SVMHA website under the coaches tab.

General Program Information

Online registration begins August 1-September 4, through SVMHA. To register go to the SVMHA website and navigate through the registration tab. Hockey evaluations begin in mid-September and teams are formed shortly after with the season ending the end of April. All players are required to bring their own equipment. For required equipment please refer to Hockey Canada.

Rules and Regulations

For all rules and regulations please refer to the SVMHA website.

Season Layout

DCC hosts SVMHA teams of all age groups. Teams that are hosted out of DCC play home games and practice there. Away games will be played throughout the city depending on the age group and skill level. Schedule also varies dependent on the age group and skill level.


All coaches are volunteer positions which require specific qualifications which are outlined by Hockey Canada. I would like to give thanks to all volunteers that participated last season and are participating this season. If you would like to volunteer as a coach please complete the coaches registration on the SVMHA website or contact Brad Peters.

You must also complete the Child Abuse Registry Check which is available on our Coaching Resources.

Hockey Coaches Clinic

To register for the Hockey Coaches Clinic, go to Hockey Manitoba and click on ‘Coaches’ tab.



Brad Peters
Hockey Convenor


or Director of Operations Mark Spencer at (204) 254-1010 ext. 212, mark@dakotacc.com